The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 31 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 426 425 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.46% 5.93% 5.26%
As % of the General category 16.32% 15.91% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 249 237 288
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2611 2672 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.61% 37.28% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2001 2062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 237 £40,500 -3.57% 39
Cheshire -8 110 £47,500 +28.37% 25
Merseyside +8 32 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire +6 26 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 337 (41.35%) Finance
2 194 (23.80%) Banking
3 187 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (17.79%) Java
5 143 (17.55%) E-Commerce
6 134 (16.44%) HTML
7 128 (15.71%) Project Management
8 122 (14.97%) Risk Management
9 117 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
10 109 (13.37%) Degree
11 108 (13.25%) SQL
12 107 (13.13%) CSS
13 103 (12.64%) JavaScript
14 101 (12.39%) Oracle
15 98 (12.02%) SQL Server
15 98 (12.02%) .NET
16 97 (11.90%) Financial Institution
17 95 (11.66%) Customer Engagement
18 94 (11.53%) C#
19 91 (11.17%) Wireless
20 82 (10.06%) Marketing
21 80 (9.82%) Windows
22 79 (9.69%) PRINCE2
22 79 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 78 (9.57%) UNIX
23 78 (9.57%) Linux
24 74 (9.08%) Microsoft
25 69 (8.47%) jQuery
26 65 (7.98%) TDD
27 64 (7.85%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.84%) Apache
4 14 (1.72%) IIS
5 11 (1.35%) Node.js
6 9 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.98%) WordPress
8 7 (0.86%) nginx
9 6 (0.74%) CICS
10 5 (0.61%) SAS
11 3 (0.37%) JBoss
11 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.37%) CMS
12 2 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.25%) Liferay
12 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.12%) Lync
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 42 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.68%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.21%) MS Office
4 17 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.72%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.86%) MS Project
8 3 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (5.28%) Oracle Retail
2 25 (3.07%) Magento
3 13 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 13 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.37%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.37%) Agresso
6 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.37%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.98%) Office 365
2 2 (0.25%) Force.com
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (11.17%) Wireless
2 19 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.09%) VPN
3 17 (2.09%) WAN
4 14 (1.72%) ATM
5 12 (1.47%) DNS
6 10 (1.23%) MPLS
6 10 (1.23%) BGP
6 10 (1.23%) Firewall
7 9 (1.10%) SAN
8 8 (0.98%) DHCP
9 7 (0.86%) LAN
9 7 (0.86%) Internet
10 6 (0.74%) VoIP
11 5 (0.61%) WLAN
11 5 (0.61%) PSTN
11 5 (0.61%) Broadband
11 5 (0.61%) ISDN
11 5 (0.61%) OSPF
11 5 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.44%) MySQL
4 24 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.45%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.21%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.98%) DB2
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.74%) Big Data
15 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
16 3 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
3 19 (2.33%) Maven
4 15 (1.84%) ClearCase
5 14 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.72%) Selenium
6 13 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.47%) Subversion
8 10 (1.23%) NUnit
9 9 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
9 9 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.98%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.86%) Firebug
12 6 (0.74%) Moq
12 6 (0.74%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.49%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.49%) QAComplete
General
1 337 (41.35%) Finance
2 194 (23.80%) Banking
3 97 (11.90%) Financial Institution
4 82 (10.06%) Marketing
5 46 (5.64%) Retail Banking
6 25 (3.07%) Back Office
7 16 (1.96%) Games
7 16 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.10%) Law
9 8 (0.98%) Advertising
9 8 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Automotive
12 3 (0.37%) German Language
12 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (23.19%) Developer
2 115 (14.11%) Analyst
3 78 (9.57%) Project Manager
4 76 (9.33%) Consultant
5 55 (6.75%) Business Analyst
6 39 (4.79%) Senior Manager
7 37 (4.54%) .NET Developer
8 34 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 34 (4.17%) Architect
9 32 (3.93%) PHP Developer
10 31 (3.80%) Designer
11 29 (3.56%) Oracle Consultant
12 26 (3.19%) IT Project Manager
12 26 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 23 (2.82%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.70%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.33%) Test Analyst
15 19 (2.33%) Junior
15 19 (2.33%) Web Designer
16 18 (2.21%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (16.44%) HTML
2 107 (13.13%) CSS
3 98 (12.02%) .NET
4 69 (8.47%) jQuery
5 57 (6.99%) XML
6 49 (6.01%) HTML5
7 42 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 38 (4.66%) JSON
9 32 (3.93%) SOAP
9 32 (3.93%) Web Services
10 26 (3.19%) REST
11 25 (3.07%) WCF
12 24 (2.94%) WSDL
13 23 (2.82%) Spring
13 23 (2.82%) CSS3
14 22 (2.70%) Java EE
14 22 (2.70%) Servlets
15 20 (2.45%) .NET Framework
15 20 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.54%) Mobile App
3 32 (3.93%) User Experience
4 27 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.70%) Social Media
6 15 (1.84%) EPoS
7 14 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.72%) FMCG
8 12 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.23%) Photography
10 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.98%) Open Source
12 7 (0.86%) Copywriting
13 6 (0.74%) Blog
13 6 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (0.74%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.61%) iPad
15 4 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.82%) Windows
2 78 (9.57%) UNIX
2 78 (9.57%) Linux
3 13 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.10%) Android
5 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.74%) zOS
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.25%) Solaris
8 2 (0.25%) AIX
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (17.55%) E-Commerce
3 128 (15.71%) Project Management
4 122 (14.97%) Risk Management
5 95 (11.66%) Customer Engagement
6 79 (9.69%) PRINCE2
6 79 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (7.98%) TDD
8 64 (7.85%) Mentoring
9 54 (6.63%) Business Analysis
10 49 (6.01%) OO
11 48 (5.89%) ITIL
12 47 (5.77%) MVC
12 47 (5.77%) Logistics
13 44 (5.40%) Waterfall
14 39 (4.79%) Change Management
15 38 (4.66%) Service Delivery
16 35 (4.29%) Software Engineering
17 34 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
18 32 (3.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (17.79%) Java
2 108 (13.25%) SQL
3 103 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 94 (11.53%) C#
5 53 (6.50%) PHP
6 45 (5.52%) PL/SQL
7 35 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 31 (3.80%) C++
9 29 (3.56%) C
10 27 (3.31%) VB
11 16 (1.96%) Ruby
12 14 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.35%) Python
15 6 (0.74%) Perl
16 5 (0.61%) PHP5
17 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.49%) VBA
18 3 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 109 (13.37%) Degree
2 34 (4.17%) ISEB
3 27 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 18 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (1.96%) CISSP
7 13 (1.60%) CISA
8 11 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.23%) CCNA
9 10 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.61%) CCNP
11 5 (0.61%) JNCIA
11 5 (0.61%) LPIC
12 4 (0.49%) PMP
12 4 (0.49%) CCA
13 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.37%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.42%) QA
2 17 (2.09%) SLA
3 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.74%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.61%) RACF
4 5 (0.61%) ACF2
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.25%) Plesk
2 2 (0.25%) Puppet
2 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (12.39%) Oracle
2 74 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.29%) IBM
4 30 (3.68%) Cisco
5 27 (3.31%) VMware
6 20 (2.45%) Google
6 20 (2.45%) SAP
7 14 (1.72%) Actimize
8 13 (1.60%) Adobe
9 9 (1.10%) HP
9 9 (1.10%) Teradata
10 8 (0.98%) EMC
11 7 (0.86%) Sybase
11 7 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.86%) Facebook
12 6 (0.74%) Twitter
12 6 (0.74%) Ab Initio
12 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.74%) Citrix
13 5 (0.61%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago